Period
to 19 March 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Public Cloud in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Public Cloud over the 6 months to 19 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Cloud
UK > England
6 months to
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 309 402 627
Rank change year-on-year +93 +225 +254
Permanent jobs citing Public Cloud 1,423 1,248 614
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.03% 0.76% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.46% 1.89% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1,102 796 397
England median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +12.50% +4.35%
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £33,250
90th Percentile £102,500 £95,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +12.50% +4.35%

Public Cloud is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 57,915 66,165 64,624
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 42.01% 40.19% 39.88%
Number of salaries quoted 44,679 52,658 52,860
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £81,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,155
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.72% +0.32%

Public Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Public Cloud as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Public Cloud in England

Public Cloud
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Public Cloud in England.

Salary trend for Public Cloud in England

Public Cloud
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Public Cloud in England over the 6 months to 19 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Public Cloud in England

Public Cloud
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Public Cloud within the England region over the 6 months to 19 March 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +47 655 £77,500 +6.90% 109
South East +77 231 £60,000 -4.00% 63
Midlands +109 215 £60,000 - 33
North of England +140 186 £60,000 +14.29% 48
West Midlands +30 108 £62,500 +4.17% 27
East Midlands +110 107 £60,000 -11.11% 6
Yorkshire +75 99 £60,000 +14.29% 19
North West +107 80 £60,000 -4.76% 24
East of England -39 70 £55,000 -18.52% 9
South West +31 66 £62,500 +25.00% 20
North East +12 7 £71,560 +59.02% 5
Public Cloud
UK

For the 6 months to 19 March 2019, IT jobs citing Public Cloud also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Public Cloud.

1 977 (68.66%) Amazon AWS
2 949 (66.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 621 (43.64%) DevOps
4 496 (34.86%) Linux
5 495 (34.79%) Agile Software Development
6 457 (32.12%) Microsoft
7 417 (29.30%) Python
8 407 (28.60%) Windows
9 399 (28.04%) Google Cloud Platform
10 346 (24.31%) Data Centre
11 336 (23.61%) Ansible
12 324 (22.77%) Docker
12 324 (22.77%) PaaS
13 315 (22.14%) Google
14 311 (21.86%) VMware
15 308 (21.64%) Puppet
16 298 (20.94%) SaaS
17 281 (19.75%) IaaS
18 264 (18.55%) Java
19 262 (18.41%) Jenkins
20 261 (18.34%) Kubernetes
21 252 (17.71%) Active Directory
22 243 (17.08%) VMware Infrastructure
23 234 (16.44%) SQL
23 234 (16.44%) Degree
24 227 (15.95%) Opscode Chef
25 225 (15.81%) Configuration Management
26 217 (15.25%) Web Services
27 213 (14.97%) Hybrid Cloud
28 212 (14.90%) Migration

Public Cloud
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 74 (5.20%) Apache
2 66 (4.64%) Tomcat
3 48 (3.37%) OpenStack
4 45 (3.16%) SharePoint
5 41 (2.88%) MS Exchange
6 29 (2.04%) IIS
7 28 (1.97%) Apache Spark
8 22 (1.55%) Confluence
8 22 (1.55%) Skype for Business
9 14 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
9 14 (0.98%) WebLogic
10 11 (0.77%) Cloud Foundry
10 11 (0.77%) nginx
11 10 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
11 10 (0.70%) WebSphere
12 9 (0.63%) JBoss
13 8 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
14 7 (0.49%) CMS
14 7 (0.49%) Jupyter
15 5 (0.35%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 34 (2.39%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.14%) HipChat
3 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.14%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.14%) SPSS
4 1 (0.070%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 23 (1.62%) Payment Gateway
2 17 (1.19%) SAP S/4HANA
3 11 (0.77%) SAP GRC
4 5 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.35%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.21%) Magento
7 1 (0.070%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.070%) SAP IBP
Cloud Services
1 977 (68.66%) Amazon AWS
2 949 (66.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 399 (28.04%) Google Cloud Platform
4 324 (22.77%) PaaS
5 298 (20.94%) SaaS
6 281 (19.75%) IaaS
7 150 (10.54%) Office 365
8 85 (5.97%) AWS CloudFormation
9 83 (5.83%) Serverless
10 70 (4.92%) Cloud Computing
11 67 (4.71%) Azure Active Directory
12 62 (4.36%) Amazon S3
13 58 (4.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 52 (3.65%) Amazon EC2
15 48 (3.37%) GitHub
16 47 (3.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 45 (3.16%) OpenShift
18 27 (1.90%) Amazon ELB
19 23 (1.62%) Amazon Glacier
20 19 (1.34%) BPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 167 (11.74%) Firewall
2 98 (6.89%) WAN
3 96 (6.75%) DNS
4 87 (6.11%) VPN
5 86 (6.04%) TCP/IP
6 76 (5.34%) LAN
7 65 (4.57%) SAN
8 48 (3.37%) DHCP
9 45 (3.16%) Internet
10 44 (3.09%) Network Security
11 41 (2.88%) Wireless
12 37 (2.60%) MPLS
13 36 (2.53%) VLAN
14 32 (2.25%) BGP
15 31 (2.18%) HTTP
16 28 (1.97%) Cisco ASA
17 27 (1.90%) WLAN
18 22 (1.55%) Ethernet
19 19 (1.34%) OSPF
19 19 (1.34%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (7.80%) SQL Server
2 70 (4.92%) Big Data
3 61 (4.29%) NoSQL
4 57 (4.01%) Amazon RDS
5 48 (3.37%) MySQL
6 41 (2.88%) Azure SQL Database
7 33 (2.32%) PostgreSQL
8 32 (2.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 31 (2.18%) MongoDB
10 29 (2.04%) Hadoop
11 24 (1.69%) Relational Database
12 21 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
12 21 (1.48%) SAP HANA
13 17 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
14 16 (1.12%) Oracle Database
15 15 (1.05%) DB2
15 15 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 13 (0.91%) HBase
17 12 (0.84%) Couchbase
18 11 (0.77%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 262 (18.41%) Jenkins
2 134 (9.42%) Git (software)
3 87 (6.11%) TeamCity
4 55 (3.87%) Visual Studio Team System
5 47 (3.30%) JIRA
6 46 (3.23%) CircleCI
7 41 (2.88%) Codeship
8 39 (2.74%) Maven
9 30 (2.11%) Octopus Deploy
10 28 (1.97%) Visual Studio
11 25 (1.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 24 (1.69%) git-flow
12 24 (1.69%) Sonatype Nexus
13 23 (1.62%) RSpec
14 22 (1.55%) GitLab
15 21 (1.48%) Bitbucket
16 14 (0.98%) JUnit
17 13 (0.91%) Mockito
18 11 (0.77%) Mercurial
18 11 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 210 (14.76%) Finance
2 68 (4.78%) Retail
3 56 (3.94%) Marketing
4 49 (3.44%) Banking
5 32 (2.25%) Billing
6 26 (1.83%) Telecoms
7 16 (1.12%) Manufacturing
8 14 (0.98%) Automotive
9 12 (0.84%) Publishing
10 11 (0.77%) Advertising
10 11 (0.77%) Investment Banking
11 10 (0.70%) Legal
12 6 (0.42%) Electronics
12 6 (0.42%) Law
13 5 (0.35%) Aerospace
13 5 (0.35%) Front Office
13 5 (0.35%) Games
14 2 (0.14%) Military
14 2 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.14%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 450 (31.62%) Architect
2 239 (16.80%) Cloud Architect
3 228 (16.02%) DevOps Engineer
4 174 (12.23%) Solutions Architect
5 141 (9.91%) Cloud Engineer
6 133 (9.35%) Azure Architect
7 111 (7.80%) AWS Engineer
8 95 (6.68%) AWS Architect
9 94 (6.61%) Cloud Solutions Architect
10 92 (6.47%) Developer
11 82 (5.76%) AWS DevOps
12 74 (5.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 66 (4.64%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 63 (4.43%) Consultant
15 57 (4.01%) Kubernetes Engineer
16 52 (3.65%) Azure Engineer
16 52 (3.65%) Linux Engineer
16 52 (3.65%) Technical Architect
17 50 (3.51%) Security Architect
17 50 (3.51%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 217 (15.25%) Web Services
2 118 (8.29%) Node.js
3 86 (6.04%) .NET
4 51 (3.58%) JSON
5 50 (3.51%) REST
6 49 (3.44%) HTML
7 46 (3.23%) Elastic Stack
7 46 (3.23%) OAuth
8 43 (3.02%) SAML
8 43 (3.02%) Spring
9 38 (2.67%) HTML5
10 34 (2.39%) Natural Language Processing
11 32 (2.25%) J2EE
12 31 (2.18%) RESTful
13 28 (1.97%) LDAP
14 25 (1.76%) Kafka
15 24 (1.69%) AngularJS
16 22 (1.55%) LAMP
17 20 (1.41%) Middleware
18 19 (1.34%) React
Miscellaneous
1 346 (24.31%) Data Centre
2 213 (14.97%) Hybrid Cloud
3 160 (11.24%) Self-Motivation
4 136 (9.56%) Private Cloud
5 81 (5.69%) Virtual Team
6 54 (3.79%) Enterprise Software
7 51 (3.58%) Management Information System
8 47 (3.30%) Fintech
9 44 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
10 42 (2.95%) Linux Command Line
11 34 (2.39%) Hedge funds
12 33 (2.32%) Enterprise Cloud
13 32 (2.25%) Cloud Native
14 28 (1.97%) Greenfield Project
15 26 (1.83%) Replication
16 24 (1.69%) Blog
17 20 (1.41%) CMDB
17 20 (1.41%) User Experience
18 16 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
19 14 (0.98%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 496 (34.86%) Linux
2 407 (28.60%) Windows
3 125 (8.78%) Windows Server
4 121 (8.50%) Unix
5 61 (4.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 52 (3.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 51 (3.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 38 (2.67%) Windows 10
9 32 (2.25%) Windows 7
10 29 (2.04%) Ubuntu
11 24 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
12 22 (1.55%) CentOS
13 16 (1.12%) Android
13 16 (1.12%) Windows 8
14 12 (0.84%) VMS
15 9 (0.63%) Apple iOS
16 8 (0.56%) SUSE
17 7 (0.49%) Debian
18 6 (0.42%) Windows 2000
18 6 (0.42%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 621 (43.64%) DevOps
2 495 (34.79%) Agile Software Development
3 225 (15.81%) Configuration Management
4 212 (14.90%) Migration
5 199 (13.98%) ITIL
6 181 (12.72%) Presales
7 176 (12.37%) Computer Science
8 175 (12.30%) Microservices
9 173 (12.16%) Continuous Integration
10 166 (11.67%) Software Engineering
11 151 (10.61%) Mentoring
12 146 (10.26%) Continuous Delivery
13 131 (9.21%) Analytics
13 131 (9.21%) Project Management
14 123 (8.64%) Test Automation
15 117 (8.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 112 (7.87%) Load Balancing
17 107 (7.52%) Open Source
18 102 (7.17%) TOGAF
19 98 (6.89%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 417 (29.30%) Python
2 264 (18.55%) Java
3 234 (16.44%) SQL
4 196 (13.77%) Bash Shell
4 196 (13.77%) PowerShell
5 122 (8.57%) Perl
6 109 (7.66%) Ruby
7 97 (6.82%) JavaScript
8 96 (6.75%) C#
9 69 (4.85%) Go
10 65 (4.57%) C++
11 30 (2.11%) Shell Script
12 28 (1.97%) PHP
13 24 (1.69%) C
14 18 (1.26%) Scala
15 14 (0.98%) PL/SQL
16 11 (0.77%) R
17 7 (0.49%) T-SQL
17 7 (0.49%) VB
18 2 (0.14%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 234 (16.44%) Degree
2 79 (5.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 73 (5.13%) Security Cleared
4 69 (4.85%) AWS Certification
5 54 (3.79%) MCSE
6 52 (3.65%) Master's Degree
7 51 (3.58%) Cisco Certification
8 50 (3.51%) Computer Science Degree
9 44 (3.09%) MCSA
10 32 (2.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 31 (2.18%) MBA
12 30 (2.11%) SC Cleared
13 28 (1.97%) CISSP
14 27 (1.90%) CCNP
15 22 (1.55%) RHCE
16 18 (1.26%) MCITP
17 16 (1.12%) CEH
17 16 (1.12%) CISM
18 15 (1.05%) DV Cleared
19 14 (0.98%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (4.29%) GDPR
2 57 (4.01%) SLA
3 37 (2.60%) QA
4 36 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (1.05%) PCI DSS
6 13 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 9 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 6 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials
10 4 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 3 (0.21%) Actionable Recommendations
12 2 (0.14%) Data Quality
12 2 (0.14%) GAMP
12 2 (0.14%) Government Security Classifications
12 2 (0.14%) HIPAA
12 2 (0.14%) ISO 22301
12 2 (0.14%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.14%) PMO
12 2 (0.14%) SSAE 16
13 1 (0.070%) Solvency II
System Software
1 324 (22.77%) Docker
2 252 (17.71%) Active Directory
3 243 (17.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 133 (9.35%) Hyper-V
5 56 (3.94%) Virtual Machines
6 48 (3.37%) vSphere
7 31 (2.18%) VMware ESXi
8 30 (2.11%) XenApp
9 22 (1.55%) Virtual Servers
10 20 (1.41%) VMware NSX
11 18 (1.26%) Virtual Desktop
12 17 (1.19%) XenDesktop
13 14 (0.98%) LXC
14 11 (0.77%) Firmware
14 11 (0.77%) vCloud
15 10 (0.70%) Terminal Services
16 8 (0.56%) NFS
17 7 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
18 6 (0.42%) Gluster
18 6 (0.42%) KVM
Systems Management
1 336 (23.61%) Ansible
2 308 (21.64%) Puppet
3 261 (18.34%) Kubernetes
4 227 (15.95%) Opscode Chef
5 159 (11.17%) Terraform
6 52 (3.65%) Salt
7 46 (3.23%) vCenter Server
8 42 (2.95%) CFEngine
8 42 (2.95%) Prometheus
9 37 (2.60%) Packer
10 34 (2.39%) Nagios
11 26 (1.83%) SCOM
12 25 (1.76%) SCCM
13 22 (1.55%) Consul
14 21 (1.48%) Icinga
15 16 (1.12%) Docker Swarm
15 16 (1.12%) vRealize
16 13 (0.91%) Mesos
16 13 (0.91%) SCVMM
17 12 (0.84%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 457 (32.12%) Microsoft
2 315 (22.14%) Google
3 311 (21.86%) VMware
4 125 (8.78%) Cisco
4 125 (8.78%) Oracle
5 86 (6.04%) Citrix
6 74 (5.20%) Atlassian
7 61 (4.29%) Red Hat
8 58 (4.08%) IBM
9 45 (3.16%) SAP
10 37 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
11 36 (2.53%) ForgeRock
12 33 (2.32%) HP
13 32 (2.25%) NetApp
13 32 (2.25%) WorldPay
14 30 (2.11%) Dell
14 30 (2.11%) EMC
15 29 (2.04%) Splunk
16 19 (1.34%) Palo Alto
16 19 (1.34%) SolarWinds